MLA 2015, Special Sessions CFPs

Affect and Masculinity

Deadline: March 14, 2014

Dates: January 8-11, 2015

Location: Vancouver, Canada

CFP Link

How does recent work on affect/emotion help rethink the relation between masculinity and affect? What does it do to masculinity studies? To understandings of cultural production? Abstracts/CV. by 12 March 2014; Todd W. Reeser, Univ. of Pittsburgh (reeser@pitt.edu).

 

Canonizing Narratives of Trauma

Deadline: March 14, 2014

Dates: January 8-11, 2015

Location: Vancouver, Canada

CFP Link

Proposals that focus on representations of trauma and displacement, their impact on the canon, consumption of human rights, and complicity. 300-word abstract and a CV by 14 March 2014; Eda Dedebas Dundar (eda.dedebas@gmail.com).

Infant Mortality: Loss, Mourning, Meaning

Deadline: March 1, 2014

Dates: January 8-11, 2015

Location: Vancouver, Canada

CFP Link

How have American authors treated infant mortality? Seeking papers that explore social, political, ethical, or religious questions. 250-word abstracts and CV by 1 March 2014; Gregory Jackson (gjackso@rci.rutgers.edu) and John Thomas (jdt0981@gmail.com).

 

Queer Ethics

Deadline: March 15, 2014

Dates: January 8-11, 2015

Location: Vancouver, Canada

CFP Link

In her recent work Lynne Huffer challenges Queer Theory’s founding assumptions and calls for an “ethic of eros.” This panel will explore the impact of Huffer’s provocations. 250-word-abstract and CV by 15 March 2014; Meridith Kruse (meridithkruse@gmail.com).

 

Queer Theory and the Modernist Author

Deadline: March 15, 2014

Dates: January 8-11, 2015

Location: Vancouver, Canada

CFP Link

Explore modernist authors in queer theory: How are they characterized as queer icons? Does their legendary status cause slippage between fiction/ biography, art/ life? 300-word abstracts by 15 March 2014; Shawna Lipton (selipton@uwm.edu).

 

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